Photo-Paquito-DRivera-728x90
Twitter
RSS
Facebook

Archive for the Jazz Piano Category


Tributes To Carline Ray; Earl McIntyre

seems that the more jazz people we celebrate in life, or otherwise, the larger the fête to the point, as i have said before, each time becomes an event.

CARLINE RAY

not enough has been written about bassist, guitarist, pianist, vocalist CARLINE RAY who passed in July 2013.  [you may find the OctoJAZZarians© interview i did for www.jazz.com by Google-ing arnold jay smith/Carline Ray.]  the memorial held to honor this multi-talented performer and mentor at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church was beautifully organized by her daughter, vocalist Catherine “Cat” Russell.  in addition to musical highlights of her life Carline’s ashes were inurned in a wall in the Church.  i never knew such a place even existed; the Inurnment was simultaneously solemn and joyous, befitting the personage involved.

Read More...

Late Stuffing Gift Hits

TED ROSENTHAL TRIO : “WONDERLAND” CD AND LIVE AT KITANO, NY

this threesome –Rosenthal, piano, Noriko Ueda, bass; Tim Horner, drums– have been a working trio for sometime now.  the always innovative Rosenthal has reinterpreted pieces of Americana such as Gershwin and added his own touches to Europeans.  in “Wonderland” (Playscape Recordings) we find both.  they performed solid sets to sold out tables on a stormy night at the classy Kitano Room on Park Ave. in NYC.

Read More...

“Groove Merchant” – Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Orchestra 1969

YouTube Preview Image Read More...

Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy | Copyright Notice | Anti Spam Policy | Earnings Disclaimer | Health Disclaimers | Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy